397 posts tagged London
Spring is here! To celebrate we’ve put together the best pictures of the season from all our favorite places! Check us out on Pinterest here:
If you ask a Londoner what his/her favorite drink is, most of you expect to hear “tea” or “a pint” in response. But nowadays you’re as likely to hear an enthusiastic “coffee!” The coffee culture sweeping the globe has finally taken root in London. It seems little cafés and specialty shops are popping up left, right and center, in addition to ubiquitous chains. But with all the sudden variety what’s a Londoner (or wannabe Londoner) to do?
We’ve sent our coffee-savvy connoisseurs out in force to tackle this question, and they’ve come back to us with ten of the very best places order a brew. So take a peek at our list and let us know what you think!
Don’t miss the famous Oxford-Cambridge boat race in London this Sunday! Who do you think will win?
More information here: www.theboatrace.org
Sleep in your own bed when you travel! Starting April 1st, 2014, New York Habitat is rolling out an exciting new program in which every #vacationrental on our site will be stripped of its mattresses. Guests are enthusiastically invited to bring their own mattresses from home,* though bed frames will still be provided.
*Airline fees may apply. Please check with your local airlines for more information.
If you’re gonna visit London, do it by yacht. =P
The internet has been abuzz lately with horror stories of apartment rentals gone awry. To ensure renting an apartment online remains safe, here are our tips on what to do and what to avoid when looking for accommodation for rent on the Internet!
It’s raining, it’s pouring, and never more so in London than in March and April. May flowers are a small consolation if you happen to be visiting Her Majesty’s city during a downpour. But all is not lost! Londoners have been living with rain for centuries, and are well equipped with all sorts of fun things to do inside. From art, to theater, to castles, dungeons, and museums, London has it all.
So don’t let the rain dampen your parade; check out these cool things to do when the sun does not shine!
Check out this gorgeous sunrise over London!
2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Laundry | Terrace | Gym | Internet | AC
Mayfair - Soho - Piccadilly Arcade - W1J
Live like a king in this palatial London apartment. Spread across two floors, this apartment is equipped with everything you could possibly need - from a fully equipped kitchen to a downstairs gym and a dry cleaning concierge service. It’s right in the heart of London, offering easy access to Green Park, the Natural History Museum, and even Buckingham Palace. Choose amongst many of London’s finest shopping and dining establishments when you check out nearby Mayfair and Soho. Piccadilly Circus is also nearby, ensuring you’ll want for nothing during your trip.
Check out more furnished apartment rentals in London here!
London Tease - Furnished Vacation Rental in Knightsbridge
3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | TV/Internet | Laundry | Decorative Fireplace | Rooftop Terrace
Knightsbridge - Montpellier Walk - Montpellier Square - SW7
Delight in the quaint charm of this dainty London apartment. This three bedroom triplex townhouse is located on the edge of Hyde Park, one of the most famous parks in Britain. Sip tea or bake scones in the fully equipped kitchen, then retire to the fireplace with your favorite novel. Or grab a glass of bubbly and watch the city light up at night from the private rooftop terrace. Neighborhood features include Kensington Palace and the Natural History Museum, and the Knightsbridge tube station is just down the block.
You can’t really say you’ve been to London until you’ve been to Hackney. Internationally renowned for its nightlife and creative scene, it seems as though there’s another gallery or show hidden around every corner. Additionally, it’s littered with gorgeous parks and plays host to some of the best pubs, clubs and cafes in the city. Located in the northeast, Hackney is also home to famous neighborhoods such as Shoreditch, Hoxton, and parts of the Regent’s Canal.
So step outside and take a look around!
Welcome to London!